UK PM May's Brexit plan has not changed, her spokesman says


Business leaders, who view the election result as a rebuff of May's "hard Brexit" plan, are urging the prime minister to confirm quickly the residency rights of three million European nationals already living in Britain, arguing they are crucial for key sectors of the British economy.

"We were going to have a meeting of the 1922 committee on Tuesday, I'm hoping to bring that forward to tomorrow now so that she can talk to colleagues about that deal".

Political rivals of the DUP are adamant the UK Government can no longer cast itself as a neutral facilitator in the process, given Theresa May's intent to form a minority government with the help of a confidence-and-supply deal with the unionist party.

"What I'm feeling is that actually there is a job to be done and I think what the public want is to ensure that the government is getting on with that job", May said.

Parts of the Tory manifesto will be "pruned away" as Theresa May prepares for a showdown with Conservative MPs amid anger over the way the party saw its majority wiped out in the General Election. The slump in the value of the pound since the Brexit vote has made it comparatively cheap for foreign businesses to invest in the U.K. On the flip side, it has made it harder for British biotechs to hire people from mainland Europe because in Euro terms the wages on offer are lower than in the past. According to The Guardian, there has been bad blood between May and Gove for years, instead, May has recalled Gove to the Department for the Environment in a desperate attempt to stave off a challenge to her leadership.

Seibert was unable to say which other countries are applying to host the two agencies.

That led May to seek an alliance with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) to gain the support she needs to try to push through her policies and Brexit agreement. DUP leader Arlene Foster is mired in scandal, and high-profile Conservatives, like Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson, have hit out May's reliance on the DUP.

Adams says Ireland's incoming government must act to protect the peace process.

May's Conservatives went into the election holding a narrow majority in the House of Commons.

The party winning most seats nominates the Fist Minister and the second nominates the deputy First Minister.

Prime Minister Theresa May leaves Conservative Party HQ in Westminster London as her future as Prime Minister and leader of the Conservatives was being openly questioned after her decision to hold a snap election disastrously backfired
Theresa May leaves Conservative Party HQ in Westminster

The Secretary of State said the government remained "four square" behind the Good Friday accord. "This doesn't depend entirely on us".

Theresa May will seek to convince Conservative lawmakers on Monday that she should remain prime minister after a botched snap election gamble cost the party its majority and weakened Britain's hand just days before formal Brexit negotiations.

Ms Thornberry said it was unclear what elements of the Conservative manifesto would get into the Queen's Speech following negotiations between the Tories and DUP.

The PM's spokesman told reporters it was not for him to confirm the date - which has been in the Queen's diary since April - and that new Leader of the Commons Andrea Leadsom would be providing an "update" shortly. May lost her parliamentary majority in a disastrous election for her Conservative Party last week.

The possible delays come as critics urge cross-party discussions to reach a consensus on Britain's exit from the EU.

Britain's Brexit Secretary David Davis told BBC Radio 4 Monday that exit negotiations with the European Union will start June 19 as planned, despite the Conservative Party's poor showing in last week's general election.

Some Tories regard that as just fine, arguing it would be best to be free of the European Union so that Britain can strike trade deals and that the European Union would ultimately want one too. President Macron is on course to win a huge victory after the first round of parliamentary elections. When contesting the leadership of his own party a year ago, Corbyn said medical research "shouldn't be farmed out to big pharmaceutical companies".

On Monday, she faces members of the Conservatives' 1922 Committee, which can trigger a vote of confidence in a party leader if it receives letters from 15 percent of the party's members of parliament.

May became Prime Minister by default when she stood unopposed for the leadership of the Conservative party.

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